Prospects Analysis: Updating the Top 100
Prospects Analysis: Updating the Top 100

This article is part of our Prospects Analysis series.

With the 2016-17 NHL season almost a third of the way over, it's time to update the rankings. There have been many graduations, and there's been a ton of movement on the list as a result.

Note: Players with 25 games or more of regular-season NHL experience are not eligible. All stats are as of Dec. 19, 2016.

1. Dylan Strome, C, ARI: Being handled terribly by Coyotes; won't learn anything playing against overmatched kids in OHL
2. Kyle Connor, LW, WPG
3. Clayton Keller, C, ARI: Returned last week after missing a month due to an upper-body injury
4. Jakub Vrana, RW, WAS
5. Mathew Barzal, C, NYI: Forced to sit in press box by Isles early in the season before being shipped back to WHL, where he should have been all along
6. Brock Boeser, RW, VAN
7. Pavel Buchnevich, LW, NYR: Eight points in 10 games for NYR, but has missed majority of season with back issues
8. Ilya Samsonov, G, WAS: 12-1-3, 2.06 GAA, .936 save percentage in 19 KHL games
9. Mikhail Sergachev, D, MON
10. Timo Meier, LW, SJ
11. Alexander Nylander, RW, BUF
12. Christian Dvorak, LW, ARI
13. Pierre-Luc Dubois, LW, CLM
14. Anthony DeAngelo, D, ARI: Helping the Coyotes' power play in a major way already
15. Evgeni Svechnikov, LW, DET
16. Olli Juolevi, D, VAN
17. Oliver Bjorkstrand, RW, CLM: Ready for meaningful

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only NHL Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire NHL fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
Jon Litterine
Jon Litterine is RotoWire's lead MMA Writer and MMA Editor. He has covered numerous MMA events live. He's also RW's NHL Prospect Analyst. Jon has been writing for RotoWire since 2005. He is a graduate of U Mass-Lowell.
DraftKings NHL: Saturday Breakdown
DraftKings NHL: Saturday Breakdown
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks
Yahoo DFS Hockey: Saturday Picks
FanDuel NHL: Saturday Targets
FanDuel NHL: Saturday Targets
FanDuel NHL: Friday Targets
FanDuel NHL: Friday Targets